Activism

10 Feb 2022

Letter From an SF Teacher: Don’t Recall our School Board!

By Gloria Maciejewski A lifelong educator with SFUSD and a district parent Nothing has been more anxiety-provoking and stressful than experiencing the COVID19 pandemic as both a parent of two kids, and an educator who has dedicated my life to public elementary schools in SFUSD. During school closure, I helped

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06 Dec 2022

SFPD Goes Full Cyberpunk With Killer Robots

Written By Mona Taleb-Agha Last week in San Francisco, controversy arose when the board of supervisors decided in an 8-3 vote in favor of a policy proposal allowing the SFPD to utilize military-grade weaponry against civilians, including the use of lethal remote control robots. The measure allows SFPD to deploy

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01 Dec 2022

The World Renowned Bart Basel is Back!

San Francisco has a long tradition of strange, wonderful, DIY, street performance art.

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30 Nov 2022

Guess Which SF Institution is NOT Shutting Down!

Too many of our favorite Bay Area institutions have closed down in recent years. The good news is that BrokeAssStuart.com plans on always being here for you. But we need your help to do so. As you likely saw a couple weeks ago, I laid out just how expensive it is

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29 Nov 2022

The Vallejo Police Department Is Corrupt, And Why You Should Care

The Bay Area has always acted as if it was exceptional – and in some ways it is. The Bay Area is exceptionally beautiful and exceptionally wealthy. It’s also, in some ways, exceptionally full of shit.  The Vallejo Police Department’s history of unchecked murder and normalized use of lesser forms

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22 Nov 2022

Fentanyl Crisis Claims Over 500 Lives

“As society degrades, a broader segment of it will choose drugs, moving images, dormancy. Yet this subset will cling, surprisingly, to a single public duty: that of electing a ruling class.” —Author Miles Klee, June 2012 A grim new statistic has emerged in the wake of 2022’s messy midterm elections.

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16 Nov 2022

I Need To Get Real With You for A Minute

I get that this is the cost of doing business, but the flip side is that nearly all media, from music to writing to photography, is now expected to be free. The traditional business model has failed, and the only sustainable one going forward is for readers to support the publications they love and rely on.

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15 Nov 2022

Berkeley Police Department Criticized Over Racist Remarks

Written By: Habibi Bridges  A member of the police making derogatory statements about people of color? Shocking. Unfortunately, this was the case in Berkeley according to a whistleblower from the Berkeley police force who leaked text receipts indicating that a 20-year police veteran and sergeant sent out questionable messages to

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